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# boris-johnson - Sunday 3 October, 2021

Johnson warns UK that shortages on the shelves could continue to Christmas
# Supply Woes
# Supply Woes

Johnson warns UK that shortages on the shelves could continue to Christmas

Oct 3rd 2021, 6:30 PM 28,749 Views 36 Comments

The UK leader said the economy is ‘in transition’ following Brexit.

Johnson branded ‘hypocrite’ over Everard remarks while supporting Troubles amnesty
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Johnson branded ‘hypocrite’ over Everard remarks while supporting Troubles amnesty

Oct 3rd 2021, 1:20 PM 33,163 Views 17 Comments

Families of Troubles victims say they are being denied justice for similar crimes.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Danger of Irish 'spillover' from UK truck driver crisis as skills shortage bites
# Driver Shortage
# Driver Shortage

Danger of Irish 'spillover' from UK truck driver crisis as skills shortage bites

Oct 2nd 2021, 9:30 AM 36,448 Views 36 Comments

But supply chain experts say the shortage is not likely to lead to empty shelves this Christmas.

Johnson says 'fix it or ditch it' on Northern Ireland protocol
# United Kingdom
# United Kingdom

Johnson says 'fix it or ditch it' on Northern Ireland protocol

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:34 AM 34,706 Views 28 Comments

Boris Johnson did not rule out triggering Article 16.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 30 September, 2021

Operation Kenova interim report into Troubles era murders to be published
# The Troubles
# The Troubles

Operation Kenova interim report into Troubles era murders to be published

Sep 30th 2021, 8:18 AM 6,872 Views 1 Comment

It is reviewing a number of historic offences which occurred during the Troubles including more than 200 murders.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 28 September, 2021

Boris Johnson says crisis on petrol forecourts is ‘stabilising’
# Fuel Crisis
# Fuel Crisis

Boris Johnson says crisis on petrol forecourts is ‘stabilising’

Sep 28th 2021, 5:50 PM 11,989 Views 22 Comments

The British Prime Minister urged motorists to go about their business in the normal way.

Calls to prioritise key workers in UK fuel crisis
# Fuel Supply
# Fuel Supply

Calls to prioritise key workers in UK fuel crisis

Sep 28th 2021, 2:01 PM 8,564 Views 15 Comments

Fuel shortages at filling stations are now having a knock-on effect across several sectors.

# boris-johnson - Monday 27 September, 2021

British Army tanker drivers to be put on standby amid fuel supply issues
# British Fuel Crisis
# British Fuel Crisis

British Army tanker drivers to be put on standby amid fuel supply issues

Updated Sep 27th 2021, 10:12 PM 74,667 Views 102 Comments

There have been long waits at filling stations in the UK.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 23 September, 2021

Boris Johnson makes call for ‘humanity to grow up’ and address climate problems in UN speech
# Warning
# Warning

Boris Johnson makes call for ‘humanity to grow up’ and address climate problems in UN speech

Sep 23rd 2021, 7:19 AM 10,709 Views 29 Comments

As part of his speech he also said that beloved muppet Kermit the Frog was wrong to say ‘It’s Not Easy Being Green’.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 22 September, 2021

Taoiseach: 'Anybody that suggests Joe Biden doesn't understand Northern Ireland is wrong'
# New York
# New York

Taoiseach: 'Anybody that suggests Joe Biden doesn't understand Northern Ireland is wrong'

Sep 22nd 2021, 6:12 PM 15,373 Views 24 Comments

President Joe Biden yesterday warned that the peace process should not be jeopardised.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

China to stop funding coal projects overseas as US to double climate finance contribution
# $100 Billion
# $100 Billion

China to stop funding coal projects overseas as US to double climate finance contribution

Updated Sep 21st 2021, 9:42 PM 11,762 Views 9 Comments

The US president told the UN that the world was approaching a point of no return.

# boris-johnson - Monday 20 September, 2021

Blackouts and power shortages 'not expected' this winter, says Eamon Ryan
# Electricity Bills
# Electricity Bills

Blackouts and power shortages 'not expected' this winter, says Eamon Ryan

Sep 20th 2021, 2:56 PM 17,641 Views 27 Comments

The minister’s remarks come after the UK government held emergency talks with energy companies over spiralling price increases.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 18 September, 2021

36 US congress members call on UK prime minister to ‘reverse’ Troubles amnesty plan
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

36 US congress members call on UK prime minister to ‘reverse’ Troubles amnesty plan

Sep 18th 2021, 5:47 PM 23,307 Views 13 Comments

The legislators expressed concern that it will damage the British-Irish relationship and deprive people of justice.

# boris-johnson - Monday 13 September, 2021

Boris Johnson ‘dead set’ on avoiding future lockdowns in new Covid plan
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Boris Johnson ‘dead set’ on avoiding future lockdowns in new Covid plan

Sep 13th 2021, 7:16 AM 26,949 Views 33 Comments

He is to due to set out his plan to get England through coronavirus over the autumn and winter.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 5 September, 2021

No 10 trying to cut Nicola Sturgeon out of COP26 summit, leaked messages say
# Independence
# Independence

No 10 trying to cut Nicola Sturgeon out of COP26 summit, leaked messages say

Sep 5th 2021, 9:37 AM 33,105 Views 34 Comments

The Scottish First Minister responded by saying anyone who allows politics to get in the way of tackling climate change would be abdicating responsibility.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 1 September, 2021

Taliban and UK officials open talks over allowing people to leave Afghanistan
# Evacuation Effort
# Evacuation Effort

Taliban and UK officials open talks over allowing people to leave Afghanistan

Sep 1st 2021, 7:18 AM 7,994 Views 3 Comments

The UK has already evacuated more than 15,000 people since 13 August.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Johnson says idea UK could have prevented Afghan collapse ‘an illusion’
# House Of Commons
# House Of Commons

Johnson says idea UK could have prevented Afghan collapse ‘an illusion’

Aug 18th 2021, 1:54 PM 13,203 Views 20 Comments

The UK Prime Minister denied the government was unprepared for the Taliban takeover.

# boris-johnson - Saturday 14 August, 2021

Afghanistan's president vows to prevent more bloodshed as Taliban nears Kabul
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

Afghanistan's president vows to prevent more bloodshed as Taliban nears Kabul

Updated Aug 14th 2021, 6:29 PM 44,445 Views 68 Comments

It comes as the Taliban close in on Kabul after seizing a series of provincial capitals in its advance across the country.

# boris-johnson - Friday 6 August, 2021

Backlash after Boris Johnson says Thatcher helped climate by closing UK coal mines
# Margaret Thatcher
# Margaret Thatcher

Backlash after Boris Johnson says Thatcher helped climate by closing UK coal mines

Aug 6th 2021, 8:58 AM 31,996 Views 55 Comments

Johnson made the comments towards the end of a two-day trip to Scotland.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 28 July, 2021

Johnson wants ‘fluorescent-jacketed chain gangs’ to punish anti-social behaviour
# Boris Johnson
# Boris Johnson

Johnson wants ‘fluorescent-jacketed chain gangs’ to punish anti-social behaviour

Jul 28th 2021, 11:52 AM 33,580 Views 55 Comments

The UK Prime Minister set out elements of his Government’s Beating Crime Plan, including the wider use of Stop and Search powers.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 22 July, 2021

What is the 'pingdemic' happening in the UK - and could it happen here?
# Pingdemic
# Pingdemic

What is the 'pingdemic' happening in the UK - and could it happen here?

Jul 22nd 2021, 4:10 PM 37,501 Views 32 Comments

Worker shortages and empty supermarket shelves are all being blamed on the phenomenon.

Brexit: Von der Leyen tells Johnson ‘we will not renegotiate’ over Northern Ireland
# NI Protocol
# NI Protocol

Brexit: Von der Leyen tells Johnson ‘we will not renegotiate’ over Northern Ireland

Jul 22nd 2021, 1:46 PM 21,907 Views 31 Comments

The European Commission President said the EU and UK must jointly work to ensure stability in the North.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Johnson faces backlash over plans to make vaccine passports compulsory for nightclubs
# England
# England

Johnson faces backlash over plans to make vaccine passports compulsory for nightclubs

Jul 20th 2021, 7:08 AM 23,187 Views 32 Comments

The announcement came on the day such venues in England were allowed to reopen.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Boris Johnson u-turns on decision not to self-isolate after UK health secretary tests positive
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Boris Johnson u-turns on decision not to self-isolate after UK health secretary tests positive

Updated Jul 18th 2021, 4:46 PM 54,017 Views 52 Comments

The prime minister and chancellor quickly came under fire for opting not to self isolate.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Johnson's claim that halting prosecutions will 'draw a line under the Troubles' provokes outcry
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Johnson's claim that halting prosecutions will 'draw a line under the Troubles' provokes outcry

Jul 15th 2021, 12:00 PM 12,936 Views 27 Comments

The proposed Troubles amnesty has been labelled the “mother and father of all cover-ups”.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 14 July, 2021

UK Government announces statute of limitations on Troubles prosecutions, including British Army soldiers
# Troubles
# Troubles

UK Government announces statute of limitations on Troubles prosecutions, including British Army soldiers

Jul 14th 2021, 1:52 PM 38,438 Views 49 Comments

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the proposals are “measured” and “balanced”.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 13 July, 2021

Doctors’ leaders slam Johnson’s ‘irresponsible’ easing of England's Covid restrictions
# England
# England

Doctors’ leaders slam Johnson’s ‘irresponsible’ easing of England's Covid restrictions

Updated Jul 13th 2021, 8:49 AM 31,020 Views 33 Comments

The British Medical Association said the move could have ‘potentially devastating consequences’.

# boris-johnson - Thursday 8 July, 2021

Keir Starmer: Northern Ireland doesn’t trust Boris Johnson as an ‘honest broker’.
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Keir Starmer: Northern Ireland doesn’t trust Boris Johnson as an ‘honest broker’.

Jul 8th 2021, 9:29 PM 15,557 Views 28 Comments

The Labour leader was speaking during two days of official engagements in the region.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

Johnson denies England is 'heading for a summer of chaos and confusion' amid rising Delta wave
# Delta Wave
# Delta Wave

Johnson denies England is 'heading for a summer of chaos and confusion' amid rising Delta wave

Jul 7th 2021, 1:20 PM 23,852 Views 16 Comments

The UK Health Secretary has said that cases may reach 100,000 per day.

# boris-johnson - Monday 5 July, 2021

England set to lift mandatory mask-wearing and social distancing rules
# Freedom Day
# Freedom Day

England set to lift mandatory mask-wearing and social distancing rules

Jul 5th 2021, 5:32 PM 26,001 Views 85 Comments

Boris Johnson said today that Step 4 will proceed, but it is yet to be confirmed whether it will still happen on 19 July.

# boris-johnson - Friday 25 June, 2021

UK health minister apologises for breaching Covid guidance after being accused of affair with aide
# Matt Hancock
# Matt Hancock

UK health minister apologises for breaching Covid guidance after being accused of affair with aide

Jun 25th 2021, 12:56 PM 47,320 Views 32 Comments

The Sun newspaper in the UK today published pictures of Matt Hancock with adviser Gina Coladangelo.

# boris-johnson - Monday 21 June, 2021

Dominic Cummings steps up criticism of Boris Johnson’s suitability for office
# Downing Street
# Downing Street

Dominic Cummings steps up criticism of Boris Johnson’s suitability for office

Jun 21st 2021, 7:00 PM 36,525 Views 29 Comments

Boris Johnson’s former aide Dominic Cummings criticised the UK Prime Minister for a lack of focus.

UK Government moves to scrap ten day quarantine for Covid contacts who are fully vaccinated
# Back To Normality
# Back To Normality

UK Government moves to scrap ten day quarantine for Covid contacts who are fully vaccinated

Jun 21st 2021, 3:33 PM 13,715 Views 9 Comments

Under the plan, the ten day quarantine period could be axed in favour of daily lateral flow tests.

# boris-johnson - Sunday 20 June, 2021

Hailed by Brexiteers, loathed by farmers — Just how big a deal is the UK's new Australian free trade agreement?
# What's The Deal
# What's The Deal

Hailed by Brexiteers, loathed by farmers — Just how big a deal is the UK's new Australian free trade agreement?

Jun 20th 2021, 6:30 AM 32,781 Views 23 Comments

In principle, the deal commits to the “full liberalisation” of Australian goods entering Britain.

# boris-johnson - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

Matt Hancock says he doesn't think he's 'hopeless', in response to Cummings WhatsApp screenshot
# Health Minister
# Health Minister

Matt Hancock says he doesn't think he's 'hopeless', in response to Cummings WhatsApp screenshot

Jun 16th 2021, 6:33 PM 16,075 Views 7 Comments

The former Downing Street aide is claiming that Boris Johnson called his health minister ‘totally f*cking hopeless’ last March.

# boris-johnson - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Lorna Bogue: Why swim against the G7 tide? Ireland needs vision for a post-12.5% world
# Corporation Tax Rate
# Corporation Tax Rate

Lorna Bogue: Why swim against the G7 tide? Ireland needs vision for a post-12.5% world

Jun 15th 2021, 7:00 PM 10,555 Views 28 Comments

Lorna Bogue says the writing is on the wall for the ‘charade’ that is Ireland as a tax haven.

# boris-johnson - Monday 14 June, 2021

Boris Johnson confirms England will not lift last of restrictions until 19 July due to variant fears
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Boris Johnson confirms England will not lift last of restrictions until 19 July due to variant fears

Jun 14th 2021, 6:09 PM 46,174 Views 46 Comments

Cases have significantly increased across Great Britain in the last three weeks.

England's 21 June lockdown lifting to be delayed until 19 July as scientists seek to 'buy time'
# Setback
# Setback

England's 21 June lockdown lifting to be delayed until 19 July as scientists seek to 'buy time'

Jun 14th 2021, 9:05 AM 25,854 Views 64 Comments

UK PM Boris Johnson will make the announcement at 6pm this evening.

Biden gives ‘candid’ message to Johnson on Northern Ireland Brexit row
# Protocol
# Protocol

Biden gives ‘candid’ message to Johnson on Northern Ireland Brexit row

Updated Jun 14th 2021, 8:41 AM 38,351 Views 24 Comments
  • The US President told the UK Prime Minister he must protect the Good Friday Agreement and the peace process
  • Taoiseach Micheál Martin said a further grace period for the Northern Ireland Protocol would be “very problematic”
  • The DUP's new leader Edwin Poots sent a copy of the Good Friday Agreement to French President Emmanuel Macron

# boris-johnson - Saturday 12 June, 2021

Johnson poised to delay UK Covid lockdown lifting to July as experts urge caution
# Delta Variant
# Delta Variant

Johnson poised to delay UK Covid lockdown lifting to July as experts urge caution

Updated Jun 12th 2021, 2:00 PM 43,063 Views 45 Comments

Ministers are considering putting back the final easing of controls in England for four weeks as cases of the Delta variant surge.